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Wilson Jermaine Heredia

 
Date Of Birth:
December 02, 1971 (51)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bio:
Wilson Jermaine Heredia is a stage and film actor. He is best known for his role as Angel Dumott Schunard in the original Off-Broadway and Original Broadway productions of Rent. Wilson reprised his role in the 2005 film version of Rent. (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 02, 1971 (51)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Bio:
Wilson Jermaine Heredia is a stage and film actor. He is best known for his role as Angel Dumott Schunard in the original Off-Broadway and Original Broadway productions of Rent. Wilson reprised his role in the 2005 film version of Rent. (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2010
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2010
Jacob [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 2006
Angel Schunard
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer
  [Williamstown, MA (Regional)]
World Premiere, 1999
Scooter
  [West End]
London Production, 1998
Angel Schunard
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Angel Schunard
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1996
Angel Schunard
Angel Schunard

Wilson Jermaine Heredia Movies

Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five
 
[1998]
Darcy
Flawless
 
[1999]
Cha-Cha
Rent
 
[2005]
Angel Dumott Schunard
Nailed
 
[2006]
Adam
Johnny Was
 
[2006]
Sparra
Descent
 
[2007]
Diego
iMurders
 
[2008]
Mark Sanders
Three Chris's
 
[2010]
Satan
The Girl from the Naked Eye
 
[2012]
Bobby
I Am Bad
 
[2012]
Sam
Red Butterfly
 
[2014]
Tommy Caesar Simo - TC
Bleeding Hearts
 
[2015]
Satan
The Rainbow Bridge Motel
 
[2018]
Lonzie
tick, tick... BOOM!
 
[2021]
Sunday Legend #5

Wilson Jermaine Heredia Biography

Wilson Jermaine Heredia is a stage and film actor. He is best known for his role as Angel Dumott Schunard in the original Off-Broadway and Original Broadway productions of Rent. Wilson reprised his role in the 2005 film version of Rent.

Wilson Jermaine Heredia Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1999 - Best Supporting Performance in a Musical
Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Rent
 
Tony Awards - 1996 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Wilson Jermaine Heredia , Rent

Wilson Jermaine Heredia News

Wilson Jermaine Heredia & More to Lead INFERNAL: THE MUSICAL Private Industry Reading Photo Wilson Jermaine Heredia & More to Lead INFERNAL: THE MUSICAL Private Industry Readings
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2023

The Infernal Company, LLC will present two private industry readings (by invitation only) of Infernal: The Musical, based on Dante’s Inferno, with book and lyrics by Misha Mullany.

Samantha Pauly to Launch Monthlong Residency at Chelsea Table + Stage Photo Samantha Pauly to Launch Monthlong Residency at Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2023

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present the return of Samantha Pauly, from the original cast of SIX The Musical on Broadway, who launches a monthly residency on Monday, January 23 at 7:00 PM.

Broadway Lover's Guide to HBO Max Photo Broadway Lover's Guide to HBO Max
by Michael Major - Dec 31, 2022

HBO Max offers a collection of content curated from across WarnerMedia's catalog and a roster of new Max Originals. Among those include an impressive lineup of muscials, plays, and films that theater lovers will enjoy. From Dear Evan Hansen to West Side Story to Cats, check out what Broadway lovers can stream on HBO Max now!

Kristina Koller to Present COLE PORTER REVISITED at Chelsea Table + Stage in January Photo Kristina Koller to Present COLE PORTER REVISITED at Chelsea Table + Stage in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present jazz vocalist Kristina Koller ‚Äď performing her concert ‚ÄúCole Porter Revisited‚ÄĚ ‚Äď on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at 7:00 PM.

Andrea Macasaet to Make Solo Concert Debut at Chelsea Table + Stage in January Photo Andrea Macasaet to Make Solo Concert Debut at Chelsea Table + Stage in January
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE ‚Äď New York‚Äôs newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music ‚Äď will present the solo concert debut of Andrea Macasaet, one of the original Broadway stars of SIX the Musical, on Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 7:00 PM.

The Skivvies to Celebrate New Holiday Album SLEIGH MY NAME at Chelsea Table + Stage Photo The Skivvies to Celebrate New Holiday Album SLEIGH MY NAME at Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present The Skivvies to ring in the holidays with their album release shows ‚ÄúSleigh My Name,‚ÄĚ for two performances, Saturday December 17 and Sunday, December 18, both at 7:00 PM.

Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Perform Two Shows at Chelsea Table + Stage Photo Wilson Jermaine Heredia to Perform Two Shows at Chelsea Table + Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2022

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present a special concert from Wilson Jermaine Heredia, the Tony Award-winning star of Broadway‚Äôs Rent ‚Äď for two shows only, Tuesday, November 29 and Tuesday, December 6, both at 7:00 PM.

VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Direct Original RENT Stars in TICK, TICK... BOOM! Mov Photo VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Direct Original RENT Stars in TICK, TICK... BOOM! Movie
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 30, 2022

Lin Manuel-Miranda has released video footage of himself working a 'La Vie Boheme' gesture into the 'Sunday' choreography in the TICK, TICK... BOOM! movie with Adam Pascal, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Wilson Jermaine Heredia.

Olney Theatre Center's Remount of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to Open in November Photo Olney Theatre Center's Remount of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to Open in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2022

Olney Theatre Center’s remount of its 2021 hit Disney’s Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2022 - January 1, 2023, on the Mainstage. Jade Jones and Evan Ruggiero, who attracted national attention last year for their stereotype-busting performances in the lead roles, also return to star as Belle and the Beast.

VIDEO: Taye Diggs & Jennifer Hudson Discuss Their RENT Auditions on THE JENNIFER HUDS Photo VIDEO: Taye Diggs & Jennifer Hudson Discuss Their RENT Auditions on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Oct 12, 2022

Taye and Jennifer bond over their memories of auditioning for roles in the Tony Award-winning musical ‚ÄúRent,‚ÄĚ celebrating its 25th¬†anniversary.¬†Hudson went on to describe her audition for the film adaptation of Rent and what that taught her about the film industry. Watch the new video clip from the interview now!

Wilson Jermaine Heredia Videos

VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Direct Original RENT Stars in TICK, TICK... BOOM! Mov Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Direct Original RENT Stars in TICK, TICK... BOOM! Movie

by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 30, 2022

Lin Manuel-Miranda has released video footage of himself working a 'La Vie Boheme' gesture into the 'Sunday' choreography in the TICK, TICK... BOOM! movie with Adam Pascal, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Wilson Jermaine Heredia.

VIDEO: Taye Diggs & Jennifer Hudson Discuss Their RENT Auditions on THE JENNIFER HUDS Videoplay
VIDEO: Taye Diggs & Jennifer Hudson Discuss Their RENT Auditions on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW

by Michael Major - Oct 12, 2022

Taye and Jennifer bond over their memories of auditioning for roles in the Tony Award-winning musical ‚ÄúRent,‚ÄĚ celebrating its 25th¬†anniversary.¬†Hudson went on to describe her audition for the film adaptation of Rent and what that taught her about the film industry. Watch the new video clip from the interview now!

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE

by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

VIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief Videoplay
VIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief

by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2020

Former cast members from various productions of Rent joined forces to perform 'Will I?' as part as Be An #ArtsHero's Labor Day of Action.

BWW TV: Get a Taste of What's to Come at NYMF 2018- Previews of INTERSTATE, SONATA 19 Videoplay
BWW TV: Get a Taste of What's to Come at NYMF 2018- Previews of INTERSTATE, SONATA 1962 and More!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2018

Earlier this week, New York Musical Festival held a special, behind-the-scenes look at six brand new musicals. Join the cast and creative teams of EMOJILAND, INTERSTATE, THE GUNFIGHTER MEETS HIS MATCH, SONATA 1962, WHAT'S YOUR WISH?, and PEDRO PAN for a sneak peek at these New York Musical Festival productions below!

BWW Review: 17 Years Later RENT Revivals in Brazil
by Claudio Erlichman - Jan 16, 2017

Universal, translated into more than 22 languages and presented in more than 100 cities, RENT gets a new Brazilian production with presentations on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. How do you count one year of your life? The winner of the 4 Tony Awards (Best Musical, Best Song, Best Original Score and Best Supporting Actor), RENT tells a year in the lives of eight young people who have to face the adventures and misadventures of their loves, friendships, conflicts, financial problems, sexuality and the struggle with human finitude. More than a musical, RENT is a chain of love!

VIDEO: RENT's Wilson Jermaine Heredia Guest Stars in MY GAY ROOMMATE Web Series
by TV News Desk - May 6, 2014

The web series 'My Gay Roommate' follows the relationship between two roommates -- one who is gay and one who is straight. In the most recent episode, Tony Award winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia reprises his role as 'Angel' from RENT with a fun cameo appearance in an imagination sequence. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of San Francisco Playhouse's CAMELOT
by Stage Tube - Jul 24, 2013

The award winning My Fair Lady team is back-Johnny Moreno and Monique Hafen* as Arthur and Guenevere and Charles Dean* as Merlyn/Pelinore. As if that weren't exciting enough, Sa Francisco Playhouse has added Tony Award winner (Rent), Wilson Jermaine Heredia* as Lancelot. Check out highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Takes its Final Bow
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 2, 2011

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, the 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical, will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, May 1 at 3:00 PM at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). At closing, the production will have played 433 performances and 15 previews. LA CAGE AUX FOLLES will be launching a national tour this fall, starting in October in Des Moines, IA. View the cast's last curtain call below!

STAGE TUBE: Harvey Fierstein Visits THE TODAY SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 16, 2011

Four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein was featured today, Wednesday, March 16 on 'The Today Show' during the 10:00-11:00 AM hour. Fierstein won a 1984 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for the original production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. Now, 28 years later, he is starring as Albin in the Tony Award-winning revival of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). In the New York area, 'Today' airs on WNBC Channel 4. Check local listings.


Wilson Jermaine Heredia Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Wilson Jermaine Heredia been in?
Wilson Jermaine Heredia has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Wilson Jermaine Heredia been in?
Wilson Jermaine Heredia has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Wilson Jermaine Heredia's first West End show?
Wilson Jermaine Heredia's first West End show was Rent which opened in 1998

What awards has Wilson Jermaine Heredia been nominated for?
Best Supporting Performance in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Rent and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Rent .

What awards has Wilson Jermaine Heredia won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Rent.